Textured Stitches

How to Take a Plain Yarn and Turn it Into a Textured Crochet Fabric

Use textured stitches to add interest to your crochet

Stitch Pattern 1


One of my favourites.

This stitch pattern is deceptively easy. It uses only chain stitch, single crochet (UK double crochet), and double crochet (UK trebles)

Even a beginner who has mastered these 3 simple stitches could produce this stitch.

It produces a thick but light fabric that is very pretty and is especially good for anything you want to have a soft cosy feel such as blankets, jumpers, cardigans or bed jackets. It would also make good scarves and winter hats or snuggly bed socks.

You will need to make a foundation chain which consists of a multiple of 3 stitches + 1

Use a size larger hook than you normally would for the thickness of the yarn you are using. The example in the photograph uses double knitting yarn (UK weight) and a 5mm hook.

ROW 1 -

Make 1 single crochet (UK double crochet), 1chain, 1 double crochet (UK treble) into 3rd chain from hook. (The first chain will count as the turning chain when you come to the end of the next row)

*Miss 2 chain, [1 single crochet, 1chain, 1 double crochet] into next chain*

Repeat from * to * all along the row.

End with 1 single crochet into last chain. Turn


1chain (turning chain)

[1 single crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] into each chain space

End with 1 dc into turning chain

Repeat row 2 to form the fabric


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